Category Archives: Technology

I Took the iPhone SE on a Trip and It’s Still a Great Secondary Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone SE was first launched in March 2016 Performance and camera quality is great for a two-year old phone An iPhone SE 2 is expected around September this year The iPhone SE 2 has recently been tipped for a launch in September this year, as dozens of leaks and rumours continue to circulate the Internet. Interestingly, one of the most notable aspects Read More


Jio Phone 2 vs Nokia 8110 4G: Price, Specifications, Features Compared

Jio Phone 2 price in India is Rs. 2,999 as part of an introductory offer HIGHLIGHTS Jio Phone 2 will support WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook at launch It will be available from August 15 Both the 4G feature phones sport 2.4-inch displays At its annual AGM, Reliance took the opportunity to launchthe Jio Phone 2 in India. The feature phone saw a lot of improvements from Read More


How to Install MIUI 10 Beta on Redmi Note 5 Pro or Another Xiaomi Phone

MIUI 10 beta can be installed easily, but you shouldn’t do it on your primary device HIGHLIGHTS Anyone can now try out MIUI 10 thanks to the Global beta Xiaomi has released the Global Beta for select devices You probably shouldn’t install it on your primary device The MIUI 10 Global Beta has been released and in this guide, we Read More


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Get Additional Physical Button for Camera Shutter: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The development was reported by Korean publication Herald The button might be placed on the lower left side of the phone Launch is expected on August 9 Samsung’s upcoming phablet, Galaxy Note 9, is expected to launch at an event on August 9. The next iteration in the flagship Galaxy Note series has been leaked previously to sport a Galaxy Note Read More


Qualcomm-NXP Deal Said to Be Still Waiting for China Nod

China is yet to approve US chipmaker Qualcomm’s proposed $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3 lakh crores) acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, three people close to the talks said, dismissing an earlier media report that said Beijing had already greenlit the deal. Chinese clearance would remove a long-running roadblock to the deal that has become entangled with broader trade tensions between the United States and Read More


Sony Starts Working on New Android Launcher to Replace Xperia Home Launcher

HIGHLIGHTS Sony is working on a new Android launcher The new launcher is the reason for the discontinuation of Xperia Home It is expected to feature Android P-like gesture controls Sony has discontinued the Xperia Home launcher to make way for a new launcher. The latest revelation comes just in a week after the Japanese giant formally announced the discontinuation as a “business Read More


Huawei Mate 20 Pro Tipped to Sport a 6.9-Inch Samsung OLED Display

Earlier this month, Huawei introduced the Watch 2 smartwatch with an eSIM and voice call support. Now, a new development claims that the company is procuring OLED displays from Samsung. The South Korean giant is said to have already sent out samples to Huawei, and if all goes well, full scale production is expected to start by Q3 2018. The smartphone to sport these 6.9-inch Read More


SpaceX Launches New Falcon 9 Rocket Meant for Future Crewed Missions

An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch on Friday from Florida’s Cape Canaveral carrying a communications satellite for Bangladesh into orbit. The newly minted Block-5 edition of the Falcon 9 – equipped with about 100 upgrades for greater power, safety and reusability than its Block-4 predecessor – lifted off at 4:14 p.m. Read More


Google Worker Rebellion Against Military Project Grows

HIGHLIGHTS An internal petition called for Google to stay out of “business of war” The petition was gaining support Tuesday About 4,000 Google employees were said to have signed it An internal petition calling for Google to stay out of “the business of war” was gaining support Tuesday, with some workers reportedly quitting to protest a collaboration with the US military. About 4,000 Google Read More


NASA’s TESS Swings by Moon, Clicks First Image

On a mission to find thousands of new planets, NASA’snext planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has successfully completed a lunar flyby, bringing the satellite a step closer to searching for new worlds, NASA has said. The spacecraft passed about 8,000 kilometers from the Moon on Thursday, which provided a gravity assist that helped TESS sail toward its final Read More